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ZILLA PANCHAYATH OFFICE  is situated on a small hillock and is in the heart of Raichur city. This building was built by the nizams and housed seven different offices and hence was known as SAATH KATCHERI or Seven Offices. Even today this building is referred to as Saath Katcheri. The office is spread over a big area and houses among other offices the Zilla Panchayat Office.  Also in the same complex are the DC Office, AC Office, District Treasury Office, Election Office.  Also adjacant and a little below is the District Court Complex. The office is easily accessible from railway station, city bus stand, DC office, S.P Office and other offices.



For smooth functioning & administration of the zilla panchayat office , an officer designated as "Chief Executive Officer" is appointed by the state government to carry out administration of Zilla Panchayat. The rank of Chief Executive Officer is not below the rank of Deputy Commissioner of a district. Chief Executive Officer is designated head of department for all the department offices within the zilla panchayat. He is assisted in the discharge of his duties by Senior Officers in the Zilla Panchayat .



Chief Executive Officer
Mrs Noor Zahara Khanum, KAS
Contact Nos :
08532 - 228448
08532 - 227142 (Fax)
08532 - 220443 (Residence)

E-Mail : ceo_zp_rch@nic.in





The work of Zilla Panchayat can be divided into following sections




Development Section : Headed by Deputy Secretary.  This section is concerned with execution of all rural development schemes, water supply schemes, Minor irrigation works, road works.

Administration Section : Headed by Deputy Secretary.  This section is concerned with the establishment issues and general administration of all the departments within zilla panchayat.


Deputy Secretary

Contact Nos :

08532 - 227055






Accounts Section: Headed by Chief Accounts Officer, This section is responsible for receipts and releases of funds regarding all departments and various development schemes. Also this section is involved in taking up auddit of all the departmnts coming under zilla panchayat.


I/c. Chief Accounts Officer

Contact Nos :

08532 - 228339 (Office)
08532 - 230062
08532 - 223708
E-Mail : rai_cao@kar.nic.in






Planning Section: Headed by Chief Planning Officer, This section looks after formulation of Draft Annual Plan, formulation of action plan for different development schemes & monitoring & evaluation of schemes.


Chief Planning Officer

Contact Nos :

08532 - 226309
08532 - 223581 (Residence)




DRDA : Headed by Project Director. This section is concerned with the Centrally sponsored Schemes viz., Indira Awas Yojana (IAY), National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS), Integrated Wasteland Development Programme (IWDP), Total Sanitation Programme, Mid-Day Meals, Desert Development Programme (DDP), SGSY, etc.


Project Director

Contact Nos :

08532 - 227115
08532 - 223760 (Residence)






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